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Itty Bitty Double FLEX Extruder

An original two-material extruder for Hexagon and E3Dv6 hot ends with mounting hardware for MakerFarm printers.

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Description

The Itty Bitty Double FLEX is the second iteration of the Clough42 Itty Bitty Double Extruder. This new version is designed to accomodate flexible filament and E3Dv6 hot ends.

Key Features:

- Designed for Hexagon or E3Dv6 hot ends on 27mm centers
- Short, straight filament path to accommodate flexible materials
- Uses the same hardware kit as the original Itty Bitty Double Extruder
- NEMA 14 motors
- Silent GT2 belt drives with printed pulleys
- Integrated servo Z probe
- Cam-lock idler bearing pins
- Uses standard MakerFarm hobbed bolts
- Lighter than a stock Accessible Extruder
- Integrated hot end cooling
- Mounting hardware for Prusa i3v printers

A hardware kit is available: http://clough42.com/go/product/IBDE-HK

For required hardware, assembly instructions, firmware configuration and extruder calibration:  http://clough42.com/go/itty-bitty-double-flex

Materials and methods

To build the Itty Bitty Double FLEX extruder, you will need:

-Hardware kit (http://clough42.com/go/itty-bitty-double-extruder-hardware-kit)

-Light extruder springs (optional for flexible filaments) (http://clough42.com/product/light-double-extruder-springs/)

-Hobbed bolts (2)

-Hot ends (2)

-NEMA14 stepper motors (2) (http://www.pololu.com/product/1209)

-HXT900 Servo (http://clough42.com/product/hxt900-servo/)

-Z probe switch (recommended: http://www.digikey.com/product-search/en?KeyWords=SW1005-ND)

-25x25x10 fan (for Hexagon hot ends) (recommended: http://www.digikey.com/product-search/en?KeyWords=259-1570-ND)

-40x40x10 fan (for print cooling)

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